Co-Working Space

Our welcoming co-working and library space is open to all Imperial staff, students and alumni.

Work, learn, meet and much more

Come and work alongside your fellow student innovators, or put your heads together and launch a brand new collaboration at our fully-equipped basement space in the Sherfield building.

Looking for somewhere to get some work done, hold a meeting or have a quick catch-up with your fellow entrepreneurs? We’ve created the perfect co-working space at the South Kensington campus and it’s open to all Imperial staff, students and alumni.

Pay us a visit and check out what we have to offer!

Opening times


Monday 15 July 10am – 7pm
Tuesday 16 July 10am – 4pm
Wednesday 17 July 10am – 7pm
Thursday 18 July 10am – 7pm
Friday 19 July 10am – 4pm
Monday 22 July 10am – 7pm
Tuesday 23 July 10am – 4pm
Wednesday 24 July 10am – 7pm
Thursday 25 July 10am – 7pm
Friday 26 July 10am – 4pm


What’s on offer?

Plenty of desk space and fast WiFi for starters! You can pitch up and get some work done, polish up your business masterplan or hold a meeting with your team. Need a breather? You can take a break in our chillout corner with a brew as well – and we’ve kitted the space out with plenty of startup staples so you have everything you need.

Take a look around!

Our co-working space facilities include: 
The E-Lab Library
The E-Lab Library

Browse our awesome library of entrepreneurial stories and skill-building manuals. They’re all available for you to check out and take home for up to two weeks at a time.

The Refresh Station

Help yourself to a latte/cappuccino /espresso from our fancy coffee machine or grab a can from the fridge whenever that thirst/caffeine slump strikes.

The Studio

Both a co-working area and a bookable space, where you can hold an event, film demos or record your pitch.

The Chillout Corner

The perfect place to take 5 and give your brain cells a breather.

The Green Room

The Green Room is our zen zone. A leafy haven of calm. It’s perfect when you need a quiet space to do some thinking. You can also reserve the whole area for a private meeting.

The Phone Booth

Need to take a confidential call? You’ll be out of earshot in here.

The Meeting Room

A bookable space for more formal gatherings.

How to find us

You’ll find us in the basement of the Sherfield building It can be a bit tricky to find us if it’s your first visit but don’t worry, we have a handy map to help you find your way.

ELab mug, coffee machine and bookcase

Book the Lab!

Need an area for a meeting or the whole space for an event? We can adapt the Lab to suit your requirements.

All you need to do is complete this form and tell us what kind of meeting or event you want to hold. We’ll figure out which space would be best for you and confirm your booking.


You’ll also get access to all our facilities which include:

  • Various Adapters & Cables
  • 4K touchscreen TVs
  • Presentation clickers
  • Media Hub
  • iPads
  • Coffee machine
  • Water dispenser
  • Entrepreneurial Library
  • Whiteboards
  • Stationary